January 18, 2014 in Accessories (F)
[prMac.com] Seattle, Washington - Apple CEO Steve Jobs once said: "Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt," which indicated that Apple refused to support Blu-ray playback on its computers. In late 2013, Apple Inc released a new Mac operating system- Mac OS X Mavericks (X 10.9). The slightest chance that Mac would support Blu-ray playback fell through when no Blu-ray drive was included and no Blu-ray playback was supported. The birth of Mac Blu-ray player software gives Mac the capacity to play this best format for movies working together with an external Blu-ray drive.
Maybe you think VLC media player or Quick Time, etc is excellent and good enough for video playback on Mac. However, when it comes to Blu-ray DVD, you can will see these media players are not able to open any Blu-ray disc or folder. And that's why we need Mac Blu-ray player software. This article will introduce 3 pieces of best Mac Blu-ray Player Software for playing Blu-ray discs.
The basic functionality of a best Mac Blu-ray player is Blu-ray disc playback capacity on Mac. It should support the video and audio technology that deliver high-quality picture and sound, and offer a range of features to enhance overall viewing experience with clean interface and easy-to-navigate control panel. PowerDVD Ultra, TotalMedia Theatre, WinDVD Pro are best Blu-ray player programs for Windows PC, unfortunately, they do not support the Mac. Here is a list of some good software from editors and users for playing Blu-ray on Mac.
1) iDeer Mac Blu-ray Player:
iDeer Mac Blu-ray Player is a universal media player designed for Mac. It can not only play Blu-ray HD movies, but also support any formats of movie, video, audio, music, and photo you have ever seen. Particularly, you are able to add subtitles to movie or video, and share the movie's information with your best friends. Furthermore, it has very easy and convenient interface and layout as well as the hardware acceleration technique that can reduce power consumption effectively it supporting Blu-ray decryption and is capable of removing AACS, support DVD decryption and DVD menu. On November 14, 2013, iDeer Mac Blu-ray Player v1.4.0 was released to fully support Mac OS X Mavericks (Mac OS X 10.9). Unfortunately, it doesn't offer support for 3D Blu-ray movie.
2) Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player:
Mac Blu-ray Player is the first universal Blu-ray media player software for Apple Mac in the world, which can successfully play Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray ISO files, or Blu-ray folders on Mac and PC, as well as on iOS devices, such as iPhone/iPad iPad mini/ iPod touch (iTouch). Almost all kinds of video, audio, photo formats can be played with it. However, this software doesn't support 3D Blu-ray movie, either.
3) DVDFab Media Player Mac version:
DVDFab Media Player is a Windows based media player software that can not only plays Blu-ray & DVD discs with Blu-ray Navigation Menu, but also plays Blu-ray & DVD folders, ISO image files and along with almost any media file format you have on your computer. Its Mac version was also released. The function is nearly the same as its Windows version.But this application lacks key features we look for such as 3D support and the ability to upscale SD video to fit an HD screen.
Note: Every software has its advantages and disadvantages, even the same software may have different effects on different computers. They are all good programs for Mac and can meet basic requirements for Blu-ray playback. Do keep in mind that try them before purchase.
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